IEU LEGAL Telegram 19 August 2016


# EU ACTION

  • Perceptions and expectations of Europeans for the EU’s action - Eurobarometer of the European Parliament

# TAXATION

  • EU Commission Answer - Discriminatory tax treatment of similar rights acquired in two different countries - E-004914/2016

# CORRUPTION

  • EU Commission Answer - Second 'EU anti-corruption report' - E-002860/2016

# OLAF

  • EU Commission Answer - OLAF's powers to investigate the use of European aid in non-EU countries - E-004821/2016

# MERGERS

  • EU Commission Answer - Cross-border corporate mergers - E-004792/2016
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Dolce & Gabbana's beauty products licence business by Shiseido
  • Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of JF Hillebrand by Cobepa

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • EU Commission Answer - EU ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty - E-005801/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - Violation of the provisions of the TEU and TFEU in the award of a tender for 14 regional airports by the HRADF to Fraport AG-Slentel Ltd - E-000899/2016

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0003: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Decent work in global supply chains’ (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0004: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Innovation as a driver of new business models’ (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0022: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council fixing the adjustment rate provided for in Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 for direct payments in respect of the calendar year 2016’ (COM(2016) 159 final — 2016/0086 COD)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0021: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 258/2014 establishing a Union Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial reporting and auditing for the period of 2014-20’ (COM(2016) 202 final — 2016/0110 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_302_R_0002: State aid — Belgium — State aid SA.38393 (2016/C) (ex 2015/E) — Ports taxation in Belgium — Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European UnionText with EEA relevance
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0008: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘More sustainable food systems’ (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0020: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Joint communication to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions ‘Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy’ (JOIN(2015) 50-final)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0007: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘The changing nature of employment relationships and its impact on maintaining a living wage and the impact of technological developments on the social security system and labour law’ (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_301_A_0001: Recruitment notice PE/196/S — Director (Function group AD, grade 14) — Directorate-General for Translation — Directorate for Support and Technological Services for Translation
  • OJ:JOC_2016_302_R_0003: State aid — France — State aid SA.38398 (2016/C) (ex 2015/E) — Ports taxation in France — Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European UnionText with EEA relevance
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0006: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on REFIT (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_302_R_0001: Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union — Cases where the Commission raises no objectionsText with EEA relevance
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0019: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘The future of the EU’s relations with the ACP Group of countries’
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0002: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘The impact of the conclusions of COP21 on European transport policy’ (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0012: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments as regards certain dates (COM(2016) 56 final — 2016/0033 (COD)) and on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 on markets in financial instruments, Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse and Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories as regards certain dates (COM(2016) 57 final — 2016/0034 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0016: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the sustainable management of external fishing fleets, repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1006/2008’ (COM(2015) 636 final — 2015/0289 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0018: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union’ (COM(2016) 43 final — 2016/0027 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0011: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles’ (COM(2016) 31 final — 2016/0014 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0015: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 768/2005 establishing a Community Fisheries Control Agency’ (COM(2015) 669 final — 2015/0308 (COD)) the ‘Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council — A European Border and Coast Guard and effective management of Europe’s external borders’ (COM(2015) 673 final) and the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Border and Coast Guard and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2007/2004, Regulation (EC) No 863/2007 and Council Decision 2005/267/EC’ (COM(2015) 671 final — 2015/0310 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0010: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee — The annual Union work programme for European standardisation for 2016 (COM(2015) 686 final)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0014: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services [COM(2015) 615 final — 2015/0278 (COD)]
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0005: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Sharing economy and self-regulation’ (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0009: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘A European Sustainable Development Civil Society Forum’ (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0013: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Communication from the Commission — Investing in jobs and growth — maximising the contribution of European Structural and Investment Funds’ (COM(2015) 639 final)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0001: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Indigenous coal in the EU energy transition’ (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_303_R_0017: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on mercury, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1102/2008’ (COM(2016) 39 final — 2016/023 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2016_301_R_0002: State aid — France — State aid SA.44727 (2016/C) (ex 2016/N) — Restructuring aid to Areva — Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_301_R_0004: Notice concerning a request pursuant to Article 35 of Directive 2014/25/EU — Request made by a Contracting Entity — extension of deadline
  • OJ:JOC_2016_301_R_0001: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_301_R_0003: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8161 — Qualium/Ardian/Kermel) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • CELEX:32016R1397: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1397 of 18 August 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • CELEX:32016R1377: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1377 of 4 August 2016 laying down common requirements for service providers and the oversight in air traffic management/air navigation services and other air traffic management network functions, repealing Regulation (EC) No 482/2008, Implementing Regulations (EU) No 1034/2011 and (EU) No 1035/2011 and amending Regulation (EU) No 677/2011 (Text with EEA relevance)
  • CELEX:32016R1396: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1396 of 18 August 2016 amending certain Annexes to Regulation (No 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (Text with EEA relevance)
  • CELEX:22016A0819(01): Amending Protocol to the Agreement between the European Community and the Principality of Monaco providing for measures equivalent to those laid down in Council Directive 2003/48/EC
  • CELEX:32016R1394: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1394 of 16 August 2016 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 809/2014 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the integrated administration and control system, rural development measures and cross compliance
  • CELEX:32016R1393: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1393 of 4 May 2016 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 640/2014 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the integrated administration and control system and conditions for refusal or withdrawal of payments and administrative penalties applicable to direct payments, rural development support and cross-compliance
  • CELEX:32016D1392: Council Decision (EU) 2016/1392 of 12 July 2016 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application, of the Amending Protocol to the Agreement between the European Community and the Principality of Monaco providing for measures equivalent to those laid down in Council Directive 2003/48/EC
  • CELEX:32016R1395: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1395 of 18 August 2016 reimposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and collecting definitely the provisional duty imposed on imports of certain footwear with uppers of leather originating in the People's Republic of China and produced by Buckinghan Shoe Mfg Co. Ltd, Buildyet Shoes Mfg., DongGuan Elegant Top Shoes Co. Ltd, Dongguan Stella Footwear Co. Ltd, Dongguan Taiway Sports Goods Limited, Foshan City Nanhai Qun Rui Footwear Co., Jianle Footwear Industrial, Sihui Kingo Rubber Shoes Factory, Synfort Shoes Co. Ltd, Taicang Kotoni Shoes Co. Ltd, Wei Hao Shoe Co. Ltd, Wei Hua Shoe Co. Ltd, Win Profile Industries Ltd, and implementing the judgment of the Court of Justice in joined cases C-659/13 and C-34/14
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